March 22, 2017

4 runners + 4 distances + single-track trails = summer running fun at the Mid-Michigan Ultra Team Trail Race

When you hear the words “team racing,” you might think “relay,” right? Relay races indeed are a ton of fun […]

March 21, 2017

Spring Race Preview: BIG Little Hero Race 10K, 5K & Kids Fun Run in Traverse City

For the third year, business students at Northwestern Michigan College in Traverse City are planning for the BIG Little Hero […]

March 7, 2017

Tips for Staying Injury-free During Race Training

For those of us training for spring marathons and half marathons, our mileage is increasing and we may be experiencing […]

March 1, 2017

Chicken & Cheesecake: Kona Running Company’s spring races in southeast Michigan

Kona Running Company, known for its fun and festive races in southern Michigan, is behind a new race that involves…chicken! […]

February 21, 2017

Running + Baking: DoughChicks owners Denise and Kara Steely

Imagine feeling great throughout your workout, thanks to that healthy (and tasty) pre-run fuel you took before heading out the […]

February 16, 2017

Week 5 (and 6!) Winter Fitness Challenge Winners: Cannon Township Trail + Metro Detroit

Last week got away from me and I didn’t get to posting a winner of the Winter Fitness Challenge — […]

February 7, 2017

Everything You Need to Know About the 2017 MRG Weekend Retreat (plus BIG speaker news!)

Three months from now, blooming flowers, budding trees and warm breezes will be the norm during our runs. As snow falls outside my […]

February 6, 2017

Midwest (Running) Monday: The Push

By Amy Bailey MRG Contributor “The biggest competition is myself. I am not looking to follow others or pull them […]

February 2, 2017

Week 4 Winter Fitness Challenge Winner: Betty Gauthier, snowshoeing at Harris Nature Center

We’ve made it to February! And according to the groundhog, we’ve got 6 more weeks of snow and cold. OK, […]

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